Diana J. Nehro

Chair, Cross-Border Practice Group

Shareholder || New York City, Boston

Ms. Nehro is the Chair of the Cross-Border Practice Group of Ogletree Deakins and is based in the firm’s Boston office. Ms. Nehro assists clients in efficiently and effectively managing international labor and employment issues in an ever-expanding global economy. Ms. Nehro has experience in advising multinational clients in connection with the establishment and management of international workforces, including the preparation and enforcement of personnel policies and employment agreements, compensation and benefits, litigation avoidance and strategy, as well as general corporate matters germane to employers conducting business abroad.

In this role, Ms. Nehro – whose focus is on Latin America – is part of a growing team of international attorneys based in four countries with unique experience handling employment-law matters worldwide advising clients on all areas of managing a local workforce, including onboarding, employment agreements, statutory entitlements, variable compensation plans, employee handbooks, and codes of ethics and conduct, payroll tax and permanent establishment concerns, policies and procedures, incentive compensation plans and restrictive covenants and terminations, including severance benefits and independent contractor agreements, and labor-related merger and acquisition issues.

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Some recent examples of Diana’s relevant experience include:

Mexico

Brazil

Argentina

Dominican Republic

Venezuela

Chile

Colombia

Peru

Costa Rica

Guatemala

Nicaragua

Panama

Multi-Jurisdictional Projects

Global Mobility

Independent Contractors

Previous Experience

Prior to joining Ogletree Deakins, Ms. Nehro was a member of the Office of General Counsel of IDB Bank, in New York City, where she served as an Associate General Counsel, First Vice President. In this role, Ms. Nehro was responsible for international and domestic labor and employment matters, litigations, arbitrations and investigations. During her career, Ms. Nehro has broadened her global experience by handling a full range of employment issues throughout Latin America and in the Middle East, including managing employment litigations, negotiating, preparing and enforcing employment and severance agreements and personnel policies and procedures; and counseling all levels of management in connection with compensation and benefits, employee performance and terminations, discrimination, harassment, corporate structure and tax matters, as well as working effectively with local counsel.

Ms. Nehro clerked for the Honorable Roderick Ireland of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. While in Law School, she was a Notes Editor for the Southern California Law Review.

Education

Admittance to Practice

Professional Activities

  • New York City Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association

Speeches

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